Tempera on board. Signed lower right â€˜B. Scerbakovâ€™. Label in Cyrillic on reverse â€˜Scerbakov B. V., Zima Jasnaja Polijana. 26x63. 7 on 27.1.65â€™. Made famous by his landscapes, especially those depicting the location of the great Russian writers such as Turgenev, Pushkin, Sholokhov, right in this view shows us Jasnaia Polijana, the birthplace of the famous Lev Tolstoy. The landscape is covered with snow, but in the background you can see a man on a sled pulled by a horse. The elements are barely sketched but the composition is made harmonic by the use of a refined soft-color chiaroscuro. The nature is caught at the state of calm and tranquility. 10,2 x 24,4 in.